Nangong Ling and the other two were shocked by the sudden aura and voice.
The Mingwang Prayer Beads were hung on Su Zimo’s wrist and hidden within his sleeves.
Therefore, Nangong Ling and the other two instinctively thought that Su Zimo was the one who gave off that terrifying heat.
However, the three of them felt that something was amiss.
His voice earlier on sounded old and was clearly different from Su Zimo’s.
Furthermore, his voice was filled with endless rage.
What did this man have to do with the issues of Hundred Refinement Sect?
Why was he so angry?
It was ridiculous.
Right then, an extremely terrifying spirit consciousness descended from afar!
Su Zimo had experienced the power of a spirit consciousness of this level many times in the Thousand Demon Valley.
That was the spirit consciousness of a Dharma Characteristic!
Immediately after, a howl sounded, approaching from afar at a shocking speed.
As expected, it was a Dharma Characteristic Dao Lord!
Su Zimo noticed that the intruder was coming from the direction of Hundred Refinement Sect and felt slightly relieved.
On the other side, Nangong Ling and the other two were delighted when they heard the howl.
Nangong Ling said in a deep voice, “It’s master.”
“Master is here to pick us up!” Ru Xuan clapped happily.
Liu Hanyan turned to Su Zimo and whispered, “This is our master and his Dao title is Scarlet Star. He’s a Dharma Characteristic Dao Lord.”
Su Zimo nodded.
In the blink of an eye, a tall and strong figure descended.
The intruder was a head taller than Su Zimo. Wearing a scarlet Daoist robe with fiery patterns that looked as though they were about to burn, he strode majestically!
Nangong Ling and Liu Hanyan bowed.
Ru Xuan leaned forward with a grin and shook the person’s arm, saying coquettishly, “Master, why are you here?”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star swept his gaze and harrumphed in a domineering manner.
Frightened, Ru Xuan retracted her arm hurriedly and bowed in a solemn manner. “Greetings, master.”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star said in a deep voice, “I was about to enter seclusion, but I sensed something on a whim. Not long after I left the sect, I sensed a fight here and hurried over.”
Pausing for a moment, he surveyed his surroundings and looked at the corpses on the ground. Finally, his gaze landed on Su Zimo. “Seems like I’m late.”
Su Zimo cupped his fists and bowed slightly. “Greetings, senior. I’m Mo Ling.”
“Were you the one who saved my three good-for-nothing disciples?” Dao Lord Scarlet Star asked slowly with a suppressive aura.
Against the might of Dao Lord Scarlet Star, Su Zimo was indifferent and replied with a calm expression, “I happened to pass by and helped out of convenience.”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star praised internally.
It was truly rare for a Nascent Soul to be able to remain calm and composed under his suppressive aura.
Dao Lord Scarlet Star retracted his pressure and asked in a much friendlier manner, “My young friend, you’ve helped me out of justice and saved my three useless disciples. What do you want as a reward? If it’s within my capabilities, I won’t decline.”
Just as Su Zimo was about to decline, Nangong Ling shouted anxiously, “Master!”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star frowned and glanced sideways.
Even though Nangong Ling did not say anything, it was clear that he was using his spirit consciousness to send voice transmissions.
Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s expression changed and his eyes shone with a divine light as his Dao Lord’s aura descended once more!
He narrowed his eyes and turned to look at Liu Hanyan and Ru Xuan, asking in a deep voice. “Is what Ling’er said true?”
Ru Xuan nodded.
Liu Hanyan looked at Su Zimo worriedly and nodded as well.
Suddenly, Dao Lord Scarlet Star turned around and walked towards Su Zimo with a scorching aura, his gaze cold.
“Speak! Where did you learn the Scarlet Flame Heart Sutra?”
“Who are you?”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star had an intimidating aura and a burning gaze, as though he wanted to incinerate Su Zimo!
Liu Hanyan replied hurriedly, “This fellow Daoist did save the three of us without any ill intentions. Please show mercy, master.”
Without turning back, Dao Lord Scarlet Star glared at Su Zimo and said coldly, “That depends on whether he’s honest or not and if he can give me a good reason not to kill him!”
“The three of you should know that the Scarlet Flame Heart Sutra is passed down by our grandmaster and is the foundation of our faction. We must not allow it to be leaked!”
“If he doesn’t explain himself, he won’t be able to escape death today!”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s tone was murderous without any room for negotiation!
Suddenly, a sigh sounded in his mind.
That sigh carried an indescribable sadness and vicissitude.
“You’re Little Tiger?”
Right after, a question sounded in Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s mind, as though unable to confirm.
Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s expression changed and he could not help but stagger two steps in retreat. He looked at Su Zimo as though he had seen a ghost.
“Master, what’s wrong?”
Nangong Ling and the other two were even more confused when they saw how odd Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s reaction was as they closed in and asked anxiously.
Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s reaction was intense as he pushed Nangong Ling and the other two away and hollered, “Go away!”
He glared at Su Zimo who was not far away with a bewildered expression.
Nobody could understand the fear he felt at that moment.
His real name was Lin Hu and he joined the Hundred Refinement Sect 5,000 years ago.
Ever since he entered the Void Reversion realm, he had established his Dao title as Scarlet Star. Apart from a few Grand Elders who had not left the sect for a long time, no one knew his real name.
As for the term ‘Little Tiger’, it was only used 5,000 years ago when he first joined the sect and was still a child.
At that time, he was strong-headed and clumsy in everything he did. However, his master and grandmaster loved and took care of him.
In the past, apart from his master, his martial uncles and that grandmaster whose name shook the entire Tianhuang Mainland were the only ones who called him that.
After so many years, when he heard the term again, Lin Hu, also the current Dao Lord Scarlet Star, was stunned – it was as though time had reversed and he had returned to the past.
“W-who are you?”
Dao Lord Scarlet Star asked the same question once more. However, he was no longer as aggressive and murderous as before.
Instead, there was a hint of trepidation and anticipation.
A sigh sounded in his mind once more.
Initially, Dao Lord Extreme Fire was unsure.
After all, when he disappeared, Dao Lord Scarlet Star was still a child and his name was not Scarlet Star.
However, Dao Lord Extreme Fire no longer had any doubts after seeing Dao Lord Scarlet Star’s reaction.
Dao Lord Extreme Fire released a spirit consciousness that formed a scorching red barrier that isolated Nangong Ling and the other two.
Thereafter, a scarlet Essence Spirit floated out from Su Zimo’s left wrist. Standing in midair, it looked at Dao Lord Scarlet Star with a sorrowful and compassionate gaze.
Dao Lord Scarlet Star was instantly stunned.
He looked at the Essence Spirit not far away with disbelief in his eyes.
Subsequently, it was ecstasy, followed by sorrow and finally endless grievance.
The Dharma Characteristic expert knelt on the ground with a thud, his lips trembling like a child reuniting with his kin. Tears streamed down his face as he lamented, “Grandmaster!”
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